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Monofilament non-absorbable suture

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Dr.   Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh MD

Hi I was out at my farm for two weeks and left stiches in too long on my cut finger - there is no infection I got most of the stitches out but there is at least one buried - should I see a doctor or will it dissolve (these... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bonnie Berger-Durnbaugh ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

Can I be 'allergic' to absorbable sutures? The itch started primarily at and around my incision ... called them today and was told that since the hives/itch are moving around it's likely not due to... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kerry Pottinger MD

i personally wish to remove my sutures on my knee--they have been in for 12 day. The wound looks good and has healed well. I do have a sterile suture removal tray I am a retired registered nurse ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kerry Pottinger ( Anesthesiologist)
Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi MD

Hello, I had an arm lift surgery 6 weeks ago with dissolvable stiches. What can I do to help my body dissolve these stiches which are very uncomfortable. View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. T Chandrakant MD

I have had several sugeries, where my new Doctor is trying to correct by removing suchers I am allergic , but he has not been able to get them all. Now he said he needs to go back deeper in my abdomen to find the rest. is... View answer

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Dr. Muthu Krishnan MD

of umbelical cord but not in the same line and sutured with vicryl. however thinking that it is absorbable sutures i didnot get it removed. now after nine days of surgery i notice abcess in one of the... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Muthu Krishnan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

to absorb it and it can months and I will have to wait it out, Should these absorbable sutures be removed ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Raloh Chambers MD

from there and other sutures (which seems to be non-purulent). Otherwise healing appears to be going ...Hi Chandan, I m a 24 year old male circumcised 9 days ago. Think one or two of the sutures ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raloh Chambers ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani MD

Hello Dr. Chetna. I wanted to know about c-section delivery stitches. i got my c-section delivery done on last August 2009. but my stitches are like swollen. it is not paining for me, but still i feel uncomfortable. i... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Shailja Puri MD

I delivered a baby 3 1/2 wks ago and had some vaginal tearing that the doctor repaired with dissolvable sutures. The sutures have still not dissolved and are causing me itching and discomfort ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shailja Puri ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Abhinay Reddy MD

it depends on the suture material used. absorbable sutures will get absorbed and the excess will fall off. non absorbable sutures have to be removed, ideally between 8 to 10...

Dr.  BR Hudda MD

Hi may i know what kind of suture absorbable or non absorbable sine how long feedback please

Dr.  Satvinder Bakshi MD

hello , no ,you dont have to be worried , you can wait for another week! take care!